Illinois Real Estate Continued Education Information
Total Hours: 12 hours
Brokers must complete 12 hours of CE every 2 years (6 hours core/6 hours elective). Managing Brokers must complete 12 hours of CE every 2 years (6 hours core/6 hours elective) and 12 hours of Managing Broker CE. The Managing Broker CE is an interactive/classroom course. Exemptions include: an individual who served in the armed services of the United States during the renewal period and a real estate licensee who is also an active Illinois licensed attorney. See Section 5-70(b) of the Act.
Renewal Cycle: Biennial
Renewal Deadline: April 30
Core Hours: 6 hours
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Renew My Illinois Real Estate License?
It is the responsibility of each licensee to properly renew their license. The licensee must accurately complete a renewal application and send the renewal application, together with the fee, to the Licensing Department in 12/2/2015 4 Springfield before the renewal date. If a renewal form is not received in the mail, it remains the responsibility of the licensee to file the renewal application. The licensee will also have the option to renew via Internet or telephone using a credit card.
Managing Brokers must renew their license by April 30 of every odd numbered year (ex. April 30, 2013, April 30, 2015, etc).
Brokers must renew their license by April 30 of every even numbered year (ex. April 30, 2012, April 30, 2014, etc.)
Does Illinois Have Reciprocity With Any Other State?
Who Submits Completed Continued Education?
The Real Estate Training Institute is responsible for submitting all completed continued education.
Are you approved through the state?
Currently awaiting state approval
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